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Landlords Warned About Deposit Protection Penalties


Thursday, June 11, 2015

TDS Warns Landlords That They Only Have A Few Weeks Left To Comply With New Deposit Protection Legislation The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS), has warned landlords that time is running out after the new Deregulation Act came into force on March 26th 2015. The intention of introducing the new act was to clarify PRS tenancy [...]


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Deregulation Bill Given Royal Approval


Thursday, April 2, 2015

Deregulation Bill Receives Royal Assent The controversial Deregulation bill may have received Royal Assent but it needs a commencement order to enable the legislation to be brought into force, and the delay will allow landlords enough time to get their rental properties up to the required standards and ensure that they will be compliant with [...]


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Do Rental Property The Right Way Or Don’t Do It At All


Wednesday, March 11, 2015

What Rental Property Risks Are Landlords Taking? New research conducted by Liverpool Victoria (LV) landlord insurance, has revealed that there has been a significant surge in amateur landlord numbers across the UK, as more and more people attempt to boost their earned incomes by renting out properties privately without using a letting agent, however many [...]


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Avoid Deposit Disputes With Tenant Liability Insurance


Thursday, January 22, 2015

17% Of UK PRS Landlords Lost Deposit Disputes In 2014 Through Failing To Provide Evidence To Support Claims According to recent data published by the Deposit Protection Service (DPS) many private rental sector (PRS) landlords operating rental property businesses without Tenant Liability Insurance failed to respond to deposit disputes in time to secure payments for [...]


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Landlords Should Comply With Responsibilities


Thursday, May 2, 2013

UK Landlords Unaware of Legal Obligations There have been several reports in the national media recently about UK landlords facing prosecution for ignoring their legal responsibilities. The press reports suggest that new, accidental or reluctant landlords are not aware of their full rental property and tenant care responsibilities. There are a number of aspects that [...]


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Advice For Landlords Dealing With Tenant Issues


Tuesday, April 30, 2013

UK landlords are considered to be service providers, offering their rental property assets as suitable homes for people looking to rent property in the private sector. However, there are times when being a landlord can appear to have a few drawbacks, so we would like to offer landlords a little advice on dealing with some [...]


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Deposit Protection Deadline Looms!


Friday, April 27, 2012

New Deposit Protection rules are now in force and the deadline for landlords and letting agents for the registration of a tenant’s deposit, for every single tenancy, must be completed within 30 days of 6th April 2012, therefore, the deadline will be the 5th May 2012 This Affects All PRS Landlords If They Have Never [...]


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Landlords Lack Of Faith In Tenancy Deposit Schemes


Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Findings published online this week, reveal that UK landlords have an underwhelming lack of faith or trust in any of the Government backed tenancy deposit schemes. The results of the survey of 100 UK PRS landlords, 50 lettings and property management agents and 1000 tenants by digital inventory provider Imfuna, conducted during February this year, [...]


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